Mark Cohen

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Mark Cohen
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Pennsylvania State House District 202
Incumbent
In office
1974 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 40
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedJune 10, 1974
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Master'sLebanon Valley College 2000
J.D.Widener School of Law, 1993
Personal
Birthday06/04/1949
Place of birthNew York City, NY
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mark Cohen (b. June 4, 1949) is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 202. He currently serves as Majority Caucus Leader.

Cohen earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1970. He went on to receive his JD from Widener School of Law in 1993. He then earned his MBA from Lebanon Valley College in 2000. He later attended Graduate Work at Temple University, Gratz College, and Pennsylvania State.

Cohen was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a special election on June 10, 1974. He has served in that position since. From 1993 to 1994, he served as Democratic Majority Whip.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Cohen served on the following committees:

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
State Government, Democratic Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cohen served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cohen served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania, 2014 or Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district elections, 2014

Cohen is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House, representing Pennsylvania's 13th District. Cohen is running in the Democratic primary on May 20, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cohen ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 202. Cohen defeated Numa St. Louis in the Democratic primary on April 24 and was unchallenged in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 202, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Cohen Incumbent 100% 21,832
Total Votes 21,832
Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 202 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Cohen Incumbent 63.5% 3,597
Numa St. Louis 36.5% 2,064
Total Votes 5,661

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cohen won re-election to the 202nd District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Pennsylvania State House, District 202
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Cohen (D) 13,732 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Cohen won re-election to the 202nd District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 22,049 votes running unopposed.[4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 203
Candidates Votes Percent
Mark B. Cohen (D) Green check mark transparent.png 22,049 100.0%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Cohen received $43,126 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mark Cohen's campaign in 2010
Pennsylvania Association For Justice$4,500
Pennsylvania Education Association$2,500
Cohen, Mark B$1,975
Florence Cohen For Council$1,500
Fox Chase Cancer Center$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $43,126

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Mark Cohen's reports.[6]

Mark Cohen (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July QuarterlyJuly 15, 2013$0$1,000$(1,000)$0
Running totals
$1,000$(1,000)

Personal

Cohen has a wife, Mona Getzes.

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